Twenty Inch Steel Spoon Customs BMX

Gang Green: Twenty Inch Steel Spoon Customs BMX

2 YEARS AGO / NO COMMENTS / BMX

Of the bikes seen on Cycle EXIF in 2015, one of the most stunning was a road bike that London’s Andy Carr built for himself at The Bicycle Academy. Covering Andy’s frame was thirty hours of brush and pen work by illustrator Sam Dunn, and it caused a sensation. Andy jumped from a lightweight road…

BMX Banditos: Burrito And The Lightning Bolt

BMX Banditos: Burrito And The Lightning Bolt

2 YEARS AGO / NO COMMENTS / BMX / VIDEO

This is one of the most inspirational pieces of cinematography I’ve seen for a long time — certainly more than any recent big air downhill videos, anyhow. This is the story of Austin female BMXers Nina Buitrago — AKA Nina Burrito — and Dani Windhausen — AKA Dani Lightningbolt. Enjoy the video, then get on…


Terrible One Barcode

There’s plenty of dictionary definitions of ‘terrible’ — and none of them are pleasant. Most of them run along the lines of very shocking and…

T1 Ti Barcode

A favourite book on my shelf is called Rad Rides, a compendium of the Best BMX Bikes Of All Time. It’s a must-read for any…

1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

By the mid-70s, bicycle motocross had grown from a bunch of neighbourhood kids racing their Schwinn Sting-Rays around dirt tracks in empty southern Californian lots…

S&M Intrikat

In 2012, S&M Bikes celebrated their 25th anniversary of manufacturing US-made BMX frames and components. Not a bad innings. Formed from the initials of Chris…

LixBMX RAWR Cobra Pro

Restoring an old bicycle can be an extremely rewarding project, especially when you finally get to roll around on it. Of course, there are always…

FIT Bike Co. WIFI

A few years ago, Freemans Sporting Club, all-American-made clothier and providore, and the sadly-defunct Freeman Transport collaborated on a ‘townie’ that raised the ire of…

Deluxe Sacre Bleu

Maxime Bimar is a Deluxe BMX team rider who gets plenty of airtime at the local trails around his southern French hometown of Peynier. The…

Koizumi Madison Taipan

Some guys go to incredible lengths to restore an old school BMX to period correctness, but Lixy Bacskay is a female Kiwi artist whose latest…

Wilkerson Airlines Riot

In 1988, Ron Wilkerson was the points leader in the American Freestyle Association (AFA) pro ramps class. Halfway through his run, he crashed while performing…

Eastern Bikes Ti Grim Reaper

The BMX is intentionally overbuilt to withstand the rigors of their intended purpose, so manufacturers tread a fine line between structural integrity and usability. Joe…

Mike’s Custom Solid

There’s plenty of steel frames scattered through the pages of Cycle EXIF that have been purposely left in their raw state. Traces of oxidization and…

Zodiac Engineering Terrible One

This is the latest iteration of Ken Spaulding’s Terrible One. If you happened to invest in the 2011 Cycle EXIF Calendar, you’ll remember its first…

Healing Freestyler

If you’re like me and think BMX Bandits is still Nicole Kidman’s best work, you’ll also appreciate this Healing Freestyler. Healing was New Zealand’s sister…